Regulation has been accompanying the growth of Berlin's real estate market for decades. Even as inflation and interest rate rises and war and corona dominate public discourse, expert committees and working groups continue to focus their efforts on regulating the real estate market. We keep you up to date on activities, whispers and media-present, possible or planned measures, with our regulatory radar.
Universities, business and science locations, technology start-ups, and an increasing number of international high-tech corporations are finding their way to Berlin. The German capital is becoming a pan-European knowledge metropolis and a driver of socio-economic progress. Innovation made in Berlin could become an export hit. This is demonstrated by the latest settlements and tech hubs.
A new and old coalition is emerging in Berlin's federal government that wants to reintroduce the right of first refusal, which was overturned in 2021. The SPD, Left Party and tenant representatives are pulling in the same direction.
In our market reports, we inform you in short intervals about developments on the Berlin real estate market. In this article, we would like to stretch the temporal horizon a bit further and question which phase the real estate cycle in Berlin currently enters, and which developments may be expected.
Buying or selling real estate in Germany is a fairly complex process. A notary always plays a central role, because real estate transactions in Germany cannot be carried out bindingly with a handshake. Learn here what is essential in a real estate purchase contract.
2020 and 2021 have been a real estate rollercoaster ride that has left some passengers feeling unwell. For the lefts, the New Year's wishes were different from what the courts decided. A review and outlook.
Pre-emption rights were the sword of Damocles over every sale of apartment blocks in milieu protection areas. We analyse how many cases were examined, applied or averted. A first analysis of how things could go on.
The Federal Assembly (Bundesrat) has passed the Building Land Mobilisation Act (Baulandmobilisierungsgesetz). Read here how the law will affect you and what will change, especially for owners of apartment buildings.